Robert Virding describes how Erlang was developed to solve the concurrency and reliability requirements of telecommunications, dealing with challenges that are similar with those of cloud computing.
Robert Virding is Principal Language Expert at Erlang Solutions Ltd. Robert was one of the original members of the Ericsson Computer Science Lab, and co-inventor of the Erlang language. He is also an entrepreneur and co-founded one of the first Erlang startups (Bluetail). Robert also worked a number of years at the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) Modelling and Simulations Group.
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